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Kid's Story (2003)

 -  Animation | Sci-Fi | Short  -  2 June 2003 (UK)
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A teenager's dreams which conclude with him falling off a building, lead him to believe that the reality he lives in, may not be so real after all.

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A teenager has dreams of falling that feel more real than his actual life. He turns to the internet for answers and receives some cryptic replies via his PC. In school his mobile phone rings despite being turned off, he answers to be told by Neo that "they know you know and are coming for you". The kid looks out the window to see men in dark suits coming for him and immediately flees on his skateboard. Written by bob the moo

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During the first part of the short, where Mr. Popper is typing, his keystrokes are inconsistent with what appears of the screen. See more »

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WHO AM I (ANIMATRIX EDIT)
Written by Peter Kruder
Performed by Peace Orchestra
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Impressive
26 January 2004 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

some have commented that this is plot-light, and in some ways it is, but it doesnt need a plot. this episode of the animatrix is pure philosophy and lead in to a great character in the films. the key to overcoming reality in the matrix is to unlearn everything you know. if you can learn that gravity is meaningless, then it is meaningless, our minds hold total power. and if we can make ourselves believe that death is not the end....well.. brilliant philosophy, amazing, unique animation. great stuff.


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